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Posted on Thursday, 16 September, 2004 - 09:19 am:   

The fly tippers have struck again. There is a large pile of soil, concrete and garden refuse dumped on the road on the roundabout at the top of Taymount Rise.This appears to have happened on Tuesday night 14th Sept.
Pat Trembath
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Posted on Thursday, 16 September, 2004 - 12:46 pm:   

Street Leader Scheme

Lewisham Council maintains over 500 miles of road, 1000 miles of pavements (which it also sweeps) and gulleys and 50000 street trees throughout the borough. It is also responsible for collecting rubbish from 90000 properties weekly and recycled waste from numerous collection points throughout the borough. With statistics like these it is not surprising that sometimes the system breaks down. The Street Leadership Scheme was developed in 1992 to enable local residents to work in partnership with the council as boroughwide watchdogs.

If you think the condition of your street could be improved, why not become a street leader and act as the eyes of Envirocall? The sort of problem a street leader can report is uneven pavements, faulty street lights, pot holes, fly-tipping, uncollected rubbish, overflowing litter bins, overgrown street trees and abandoned cars. A BT charge card is provided to enable street leaders contact Envirocall free of charge.

Why not find out whether your road has a street leader. If it hasn’t why not volunteer to do the job – it takes very little time or effort but can help improve your immediate area and contribute towards improving the environment for all the community?

The above is environmental infromation being provided for Sydenham Society members in our Autumn newsletter ( to be published in November).

Meantime the Environmental and Community Team will be holding a "Street Leader's Conference" on 23 October at the Civic Suite, Catford.

So why not contact (Miss) Sam Kirk, find out whether your street has a "street leader" - if not, ask for deatils about what is involved, and register.

If this is the first time you have heard about this - please dont ask why - just get on the job of being the council's eyes

See you on Staurday 23rd October!!
Pat Tremabth
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Posted on Thursday, 16 September, 2004 - 12:49 pm:   

My usual problem - Sam Kirk is contactable on 8314 2077 - sorry for missing this information.
Hilltop General
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Posted on Friday, 17 September, 2004 - 10:57 am:   

Yes - to be fair they are good at removing stuff once you tell them. I just get annoyed at the ignorant people who make the mess in the first place.
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Posted on Saturday, 18 September, 2004 - 11:54 pm:   

If it is a flytippping on a public highway, just call Envirocall 020 8314 7171. they usually clear it quite quickly.
Marion Wood
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Posted on Wednesday, 13 October, 2004 - 04:23 pm:   

Next Saturday morning, volunteers will be clearing fly tipped rubbish from One Tree Hill. This event has been organised by FROTH; we hope you can join us. You will need sturdy footwear and gloves. Please meet at the Honor Oak Rise entrance at 11 am.

Public Transport – The P4 bus route between the Horniman Museum and Stondon Park runs along Honor Oak Road and Honor Oak Park. The Fairlawn School bus stop in Honor Oak Road is the nearest bus stop to Honor Oak Rise but I prefer the Hengrove Road stop in Honor Oak Park, near St Augustine’s Church. From there it is a very short walk to the iron gates leading to the church and One Tree Hill. Once inside the gates, by turning immediately left onto the stone steps and following the pathway, you will soon come down to the meeting point at Honor Oak Rise.
Gordon Lucas
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Posted on Monday, 20 December, 2004 - 05:07 pm:   

Horniman Gardens nature trail has been a target for fly tipping.
Over the past 6 weeks we have had over a hundred used tyres dumped on our nature trail from the woodvale / London road end.
If anyone has seen or happens to see someone dumping tyres on the trail please take a reg number or description of the vehicle or persons ring this number 02086991872
please help us
many thanks
Gordon Lucas Garden Manager
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Posted on Monday, 20 December, 2004 - 09:25 pm:   

Used tyres keep being dumped on Stanstead Road too. They've been doing it for months. Gordon - I suggest that you arrange some temporary CCTV if budgets allow to catch the s*ds. I'm sick of them dumping tyres and hopefully it'll be the same people who are responsible for our road too.
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Posted on Tuesday, 21 December, 2004 - 01:17 pm:   

These people need to be caught. I notice that tyres are even being dumped over the fence into the Honor Oak (New Camberwell) cemetary from Underhill Road. It's despicable.

Also a load of building rubble was dumped on Langton Rise last weekend.

The only way to stop this is local people keeping an eye on their area and reporting it.

Keep 'em peeled...
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Posted on Wednesday, 02 March, 2005 - 09:24 pm:   

I would recommend Langton Road for flytipping, (SE22 side of course) then we can't blame our council for not patolling the area and can have one up on the posh post code, whilst having a swipe at the denizens of Southwark.

Now that Bromley have started to charge us for disposals and I get lost trying to find the Lambeth tips then the other alternative is dumping in the myriad of skips round our way

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